CareerSource Capital Region Hosts Hiring Fair for Veterans and the Community

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – In honor of Paychecks for Patriots Week and Hire a Vet Month, CareerSource Capital Region is proud to present Paychecks for Patriots – a hiring fair dedicated to Veterans, active military, and their families.


Paychecks for Patriots Hiring Fair
November 7, 9:00am to 12:30pm
Florida State University Turnbull Conference Center


Veterans, active military, and their families will have exclusive access to local employers for the first hour of the event, then everyone is welcome starting at 10:00 am. Free professional headshots will also be available.

Paychecks for Patriots is a remarkable opportunity for all career seekers, especially veterans, to get acquainted with over 40 dedicated, local employers who are ready to hire for positions in a variety of industries,” said Kara Palmer Smith, CareerSource Capital Region Senior Director. “During the event we will also be recognizing a number of outstanding local businesses for their commitment to hiring and supporting veterans.”

Career seekers who are interested in attending are encouraged to visit a CareerSource Capital Region center prior to the event for assistance with their resume.

To register for the event career seekers should visit

Paychecks for Patriots in the Capital Region is one of sixteen other events being held during November across the state of Florida. State partners include the Department of Military Affairs, Florida National Guard, the Department of Economic Opportunity, Florida Department of Veteran Affairs, and the CareerSource Florida network. For additional information about other events happening across the state, visit

CareerSource Capital Region would like to thank event sponsor St. Mark’s Powder and media sponsors ABC 27 WTXL and 103.1 The Wolf.


October 05, 2017


Selena Coles
Office (850) 617-4554, Cell (850) 508-1698


About CareerSource Capital Region

CareerSource Capital Region connects employers with qualified, skilled talent and Floridians with employment and career development opportunities to achieve economic prosperity in Gadsden, Leon and Wakulla counties. Solutions for career seekers include one-on-one career advising, interviewing and resume-writing assistance, employment workshops, and labor market information. Solutions for employers include recruitment assistance, skills assessments for applicants, customized training, and information on tax incentives. Employers and career seekers are matched through the Employ Florida Marketplace system. All solutions are provided at no cost. Programs funded through CareerSource Capital Region are equal opportunity programs with auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Persons using TTY/TTD equipment use Florida Relay Service 711. A proud partner of the American Job Center network.